Washington and Lincoln's Dinner Tables

Sample foods from the days of Washington and Lincoln at this historically minded lecture and tasting. Learn about the origins of succotash and johnnycakes from culinary historian Francine Segan, then sample throwback recipes like peanut sweet-potato stew and bourbon-apple pie. In honor of Black History Month, the event will feature dishes by Abigail Fisher, the first African-American cookbook author and a former slave who penned What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking in 1881.


Event phone: 212-415-5500
Event website: http://92y.org